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Court: Gov't violated privacy law for defrauded students

Maria Danilova, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 4:53pm

A federal court has ruled that the Education Department violated privacy laws with regard to students defrauded by the Corinthian for-profit college chain.

The Latest: Irish PM plans to move quickly on legal abortion

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 4:37pm

The Latest on the Irish abortion referendum (all times local):

Yemeni officials say airstrike in Sanaa kills at least 4

Ahmed Al-Haj, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 4:17pm

Yemeni security officials say a Saudi-led coalition airstrike in the capital has killed at least four civilians and wounded over 10 others.

Thousands of geologists talk shop, explore Utah's wonders

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, KSL  |  Posted   May 26th - 3:29pm

The American Association of Petroleum Geologists brought more than 4,000 professionals to Salt Lake City this week for the first time since 2003, with hundreds taking advantage of 13 field trips that included visits to multiple national parks.

Empty stores, shuttered gas posts in Brazil truckers' strike

C.h. Gardiner, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 2:47pm

A truckers' strike in Brazil left a patchwork of empty gas stations and barren supermarket shelves Saturday as drivers appeared unmoved by the government's threats to use force or fine people who didn't comply.

Kate Bosworth, husband to offer film classes in Montana

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 2:21pm

Actress Kate Bosworth is helping to cultivate the movie industry in Montana.

Thousands across France protest Macron's 'brutal' policies

Philippe Sotto, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 1:19pm

Thousands of protesters marched under tight security in eastern Paris on Saturday after French labor unions, left-wing political parties and civil rights groups called for "floods of people" to oppose the pro-business policies of President Emmanuel Macron.

4 hospitalized after oil tanks explode in West Virginia

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 12:58pm

Four people have been hospitalized after oil tanks exploded in West Virginia.

Pint-sized Rhode Island taps into regional craft beer boom

Dylan McGuinness, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 12:40pm

Vermont produces more craft beer per capita than any other state. Maine ranks third for breweries per capita nationwide. Boston has beer gardens across from City Hall and under an expressway.

Amid anti-immigrant sentiment, some Spanish speakers wary

Amy Taxin and Astrid Galvan, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 12:14pm

Until recently, Lilly Mucarsel has spoken Spanish just about everywhere since arriving in the United States from Ecuador three decades ago: at the library, the movies, the grocery store. She raised three daughters who also speak Spanish and are passing on the tradition to her American-born grandchildren.

Celebratory event for Snake River Birds of Prey area planned

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 11:02am

An event to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the designation of the Morley Nelson Snake River Birds of Prey National Conservation Area is set.

Egypt's top court orders temporary suspension of YouTube

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 9:54am

An Egyptian court has ordered the suspension for one month of video-sharing website, YouTube, and others sharing a video found to be insulting the Muslim Prophet Mohammed.

House hopefuls draw on Trump's refusal to reveal tax returns

Ahmed Namatalla, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 9:53am

President Donald Trump's unwillingness to release his tax returns is helping renew a debate on whether the practice should be expected of elected federal office holders ahead of this year's midterms.

For CEOs, $11.7 million a year is just middle of the pack

Stan Choe, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 8:03am

Chief executives at the biggest public companies got an 8.5 percent raise last year, bringing the median pay package for CEOs to $11.7 million. Across the S&P 500, compensation for CEOs is often hundreds of times higher than typical workers.

Vintage denim: 125-year-old Levis sell for nearly $100K

David Sharp, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 7:19am

A buyer with a penchant for vintage denim has plunked down nearly $100,000 for a pair of truly vintage jeans that come from the American Old West.

Spain: Police arrest 66-year-old suspected bank robber

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 3:39am

Spanish police say they have arrested a 66-year-old man suspected of robbing nine different banks in Spain in the past month.

EU budget chief warns new Italian government on debt

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 3:03am

The European Union's budget commissioner says he hopes Italy's prospective new government will master a "big learning curve," and cautions that the eurozone's rescue fund wouldn't be able to stabilize the country.

Turks feel pinch from currency slide ahead of polls

Mehmet Guzel and Suzan Fraser, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 2:43am

Farmer Abdulkadir Cekic was already struggling to make a living, snowed under by a bank loan he took out for the purchase of a 130,000-euro harvesting machine. The tumbling of the Turkish currency, the lira, has hit him hard, considerably increasing the cost of his yearly payments.

Supermarket suspends political giving amid anti-NRA protest

Kelli Kennedy and Terry Spencer, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 7:29pm

Survivors of the Parkland school shooting lay down in "die ins" at two Publix supermarkets Friday to protest the chain's support for a gubernatorial candidate aligned with the National Rifle Association, as the company announced a suspension of political contributions.

After Amazon Echo misfire, ways to protect your own privacy

Barbara Ortutay and Anick Jesdanun, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 7:07pm

Revelations that an Amazon Echo smart speaker inadvertently sent a family's private conversation to an acquaintance highlights some unexpected risks of new voice-enabled technologies.